Our hours are as follows, Mon - Fri 8am-5pm, Sat 8am-3pm & Sun closed
(718) 317-7200
25 Engert Street, Staten Island, NY 10309
West Shore Tires & Auto Center provides Timing Belt Replacement services to Staten Island, NY, Rossville, NY, Charleston, NY, and other surrounding areas.
Approx. Time: 180 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Timing Belt Replacement Services at West Shore Tires & Auto Center

The timing belt, or timing chain in some vehicles, is a drive belt that synchronizes the rotation of the engine’s crankshaft and camshaft with the opening and closing of your engine’s valves. Depending on the vehicle, it may also rotate the water pump. When the crankshaft turns, the timing belt turns the camshaft, which opens and closes the engine valves to allow the pistons to move up and down. Your vehicle’s engine operates in four phases: intake, compression, combustion, and exhaust. During the intake phase, intake valves open and exhaust valves close as fuel and air enter the cylinders. As the air and fuel is mixed, compressed, and ignited by spark plugs during the compression and combustion phases, the valves close. The remaining air and fuel is pushed out of the exhaust valve during the exhaust phase. The timing belt is responsible for synchronizing this process and for opening and closing valves during normal engine operation.



Why Should You Have Timing Belt Replacement Services Performed at West Shore Tires & Auto Center?

Avoiding a timing belt replacement can result in complete engine failure. A worn or stretched belt can disrupt the operating order of the valves and pistons, which can result in a piston hitting a valve and damaging the engine. Timing belt failure warning signs include rough idling or difficulty starting the engine. Cracks on the belt, which is made of reinforced rubber, are an indication that it may soon break. Replacement of your timing belt will help keep your engine performing as it should and ensure you avoid expensive future repairs. During our replacement service, your belt will be replaced and synchronized with the crankshaft and camshaft to restore proper operating precision and order. It is widely recommended that you have your water pump changed during a timing belt replacement service as well. If your water pump fails later, it can do great damage to your vehicle. Since the water pump is easy to change during a timing belt replacement, consider having a new one installed at this time. Referring to your owner’s manual will help determine the appropriate service intervals for timing belt maintenance.

We proudly service the Timing Belt Replacement needs of customers in Staten Island, NY, Rossville, NY, Charleston, NY, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Charleston NY | Rossville NY | Staten Island NY | and surrounding areas

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About West Shore Tires & Auto Center

West Shore Tires and Auto Center is a pillar in the Staten Island, NY community. West Shore Tires is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located in and around the Staten Island, New York area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. West Shore Tires and Auto Center employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires. Custom wheels are available at West Shore Tires. Special wheels compliment any tire or customer vehicle. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices. Take this opportunity to browse West Shore Tires website or call our tire and auto repair store for personalized service.

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Staten Island, NY – Looking for tires in Staten Island, NY? Then West Shore Tires has the right tires for your car. Our Staten Island, New York location offers many Staten Island, NY tires that are affordable and other Staten Island, NY tire services for your car. They offer auto repair Staten Island, NY services to the Staten Island, New York community including brakes, tune ups, and any other Staten Island, NY auto repair services your car might need. Give our Staten Island, NY location a call at (718) 317-7200 today to schedule an appointment.

West Shore Tires & Auto Center is located at 25 Engert Street - Staten Island, New York 10309. We provide tire services and car repairs for customers living in or near the following Staten Island NY. Tire Brands: MICHELIN®, BFGoodrich®, and Uniroyal®. Auto Repairs: Tires, Wheels, Axle / CV Joint / Driveshaft Repair, Belts and Hoses, Brakes, Cooling System / Radiator, Differential Repair, Electric: Electrical and Electronic Systems, Electrical: Starting / Charging / Batteries, Engine: Diagnostics and Performance, Exhaust Systems, Heating & Air Conditioning, Lube and Oil Change, Nitrogen Inflation, Preventive Maintenance, State Inspection, Steering and Suspension, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS), Transmission and Wheels Alignment.